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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robert Weinberg  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Other Science Fiction

Born: 1946 in New Jersey

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Weinberg taught math at Illinois Institute of Technology from 1970-1973

Biographical and Professional Information

Weinberg sold his first short story when he was a junior in college in 1967 and hasn't stopped writing since. In a career that has spanned more than forty years, he has worked as a freelance newspaper journalist; contributed hundreds of articles for books and magazines on topics ranging from mathematics to collecting art; edited over a hundred anthologies; and authored thirty-five books and numerous short stories.


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Titles At Your Library

The Louis L'Amour Companion
ISBN: 0553566091

Bantam Books. 1994

Here is the book that Louis L'Amour fans everywhere have been eagerly awaiting. The Louis L'Amour Companion chronicles the extraordinary life and career of America's favorite storyteller, from his early days as a pulp fiction writer to his well-earned place as one of history's best-selling authors.



Biographical sketches, rare out-of-print articles, previously unpublished correspondence, and personal recollections and reviews by fellow writers such as Harlan Ellison, Ed Gorman, and Judith Tarr reveal as never before the larger-than-life story of the real man behind the legendary fiction. Inside you'll find a treasure trove of information unavailable in any other single source, including:



L'Amour's first published story--never before collected in book form.



A complete chronicle of L'Amour's novels and short stories, including synopses, publication dates, and histories.



A listing of rare, still uncollected L'Amour stories.



A checklist of L'Amour novels and stories adapted to film, television, and audiotape.



Rare photos of L'Amour, memories, and memorabilia.



For both collectors and fans of L'Amour's great fiction, The Louis L'Amour Companion is the next best thing to sitting beside the fire with your favorite storyteller.


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